Computer Science Teachers Association Symposium | Instructor of Computer Science Damian Baraty hosted an on-campus symposium with teachers from the Philadelphia chapter (comprised from teachers from schools from the eastern half of Pennsylvania and nearby New Jersey) of the Computer Science Teachers Association in November 2017. This event allowed teachers to come together to share classroom ideas and discuss trends in computer science education. Workshops were presented on creating club-style music using programming on the Raspberry Pi; organizing breakout boxes to encourage computational thinking; using drones in the classroom for teaching programming and programming with Finch robotics; as well as a discussion about the current state of school computer science requirements and efforts to provide a certification path for computer science educators.
Inclusive Leadership and How to Create An Inclusion Statement | Brandon Jacobs '07, Hill's director of inclusion and diversity and student activities coordinator, spoke at the 2017 Schools of The Future Conference in November 2017. Brandon spoke on the topic of "Inclusive Leadership and How to Create An Inclusion Statement." The conference was hosted by the Hawaii Association of Independent Schools.
Summer Faculty Professional Development | During the summer, Hill School faculty were busy traveling the world, completing graduate work, and attending conferences to make this school year great for our students. Learn more.
Meet Our New Faculty | We are happy to welcome 10 new faculty members to The Hill School family for the 2017-18 academic year. Learn more.
Isaac Thomas Chair of Classics Patrick Lake, Ph.D. Presents Keynote Address, Named Legionnaire by Paideia Institute | In February 2017, Patrick Lake, Ph.D., Hill’s Isaac Thomas Chair of Classics, presented the keynote address at the annual gala of The Classical Preparatory School in Spring Hill, Florida. Dr. Lake spoke on the value of a classically-based liberal arts education. Earlier in the academic year, he was named a Legionnaire by the Paideia Institute. According to the Paideia Institute, Legionnaires are "Classicists working in careers outside of academia who choose to have their stories featured and explain how their education in Classics informs their current life and work."